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Jul 29, 2011 6:00pm EDT
the first victim is laid to rest but the country continues to mourn. five years after raul castro took over from his brother in cuba, some residents are reaping the benefits of reform. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and around the globe. with the clock ticking down all eyes are on capitol hill to see if a deal can be struck to avoid a government default this tuesday. the markets are expressing displeasure and international pressure is starting to mount. right now the house of representatives is about to vote on the boehner plan. the bro sess is far from over. we have this report. ♪ >> prayers for the politicians who do seem in need of some divine inspiration. the nation waits for the congress to act, more bad news, slower than expected growth, the president says they must find a way out of this mess. >> there are a lot of crises in the world we can't always predict or avoid, hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, terrorist attacks. this isn't one of those crises. the power to solve this is in our hands. >> sometimes it might seem it in is in the hands of clumsy smurfs that helped o
Jul 29, 2011 2:30pm PDT
after the attack. the country continues to mourn. five years after raul castro took over from his brother, some residents are reaping the benefit of reform. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and also around the globe. with the clock ticking down, all eyes are on capitol hill to see if a deal can be struck to avoid a government default this tuesday. the markets are expressing their displeasure and international pressure is increasing. speaker boehner is struggling to get his party in line to pass the bill before it is too late. >> after major concessions by the republican leadership, a bill looks likely to pass. rebellious conservatives have gotten what they want, an amendment that makes a balanced budget a constitutional requirement. the senate is certain to kill it. >> the experts say that we will be back in the midst of partisan wrangling and our economy will be held prisoner by extremists. >> the continuing stalemate prompted further warnings from the president that congress is almost out of time. >> the power to solve this is in our hands. on a day when we have been rem
Jul 30, 2011 11:00pm PDT
abuso de funcion publica raul castro, cumple 5 años al frente de cuba, esto se cumple un dia antes de que el programa nacional revise los contenidos raul asumio el 12 de febrero del 2008 en ciudad juarez se busca a un grupo de sospechos quienes desarecieron a una pareja ellos son sicarios mañana se realiza la marathon anual aqui en san francisco, por eso le informamos que hay varias calles quie hoy cerraran, el cierre de estas calles esta informado en como estan las condiciones del clima para la maraton aqui en san francisco,vamos cone stephanie que tal buenas noches las maximas estuvieron por 73 en san francisco, la brisa desde la costa, tenemos altar porciones desde las esquinas es rotar con esta presion y desde la costa, cielo soleado muy buenas condiciones para mañana y muchos iran al maraton, todop esto es aire seco, en cuanto a la lluvia esta el este de nosotros, las minimas entre 60 grados y temprano por la mañana los 50, se despejan los cielos y al medio dia 62, el resto de la semana entre 70 y 73 antes un adelanto de accion deportiva barcelona enfrento
Jul 5, 2011 5:30pm PDT
surprise return from cuba early monday. >> ( translated ): fidel and raul castro practically got on the plane with me. a perfect journey, perfect landing. i'm fine. i'm happy. i'm happy. >> suarez: a short time later, he addressed cheering crowds from a balcony at the presidential palace. >> ( translated ): i can't be here for very long. i am subject to, and am going to be subject for a while, to strict medical control. you know the reasons why. this battle we are going to win, and we are going to win it together. >> suarez: chavez even waved a large venezuelan flag, but he appeared paler and thinner than before. today, he stayed away from a huge independence day parade, where thousands of troops marched before vast crowds. the president did appear with top military leaders and addressed troops on live tv. he had arrived in havana on june 8 on a previously scheduled visit. cuban president raul castro was seen greeting him. the venezuelan foreign ministry reported doctors operated on june 10 to remove a pelvic abscess. chavez himself was not seen or heard until state tv aired foot
Jul 24, 2011 7:00am PDT
of venezuela. raul castro is now president and trying to seek out investment from china, india and brazil. but structurally not much has changed in cuba since 1991. the island nation is still run on socialist principles that have produced shortages, black markets and mass poverty. imagine what happens to cuba without venezuela's support and imagine what happens in venezuela if its people begin asking questions about why they suffer one of the world's highest rates of inflation, a contracting economy, one of the worst crime rates despite having more oil than any other nation in the world. one day these two countries will look around, see that latin america is leaving them behind and face the future: remember these scenes of the two amigos. they might turn out to represent the last hurrah of a dieing world. and we'll be right back. >>> i've known to a greater or lesser degree i think seven presidents. and i don't think i could sleep at night if i knew what they know and had all of that on my shoulders. it's different. we have access to great specialists, and our pediatrician gets all the in
Jul 17, 2011 5:00pm PDT
and arrived in havana last night, greeted by cuban president raul castro. he has not made public the kind of cancer he suffering from, but underwent surgery last month to remove a tumor from his pelvic area and says he will run for re-election nextyer. >>> in kabul, afghanistan, the taliban claimed responsibility for killing a senior advisor to president karzai and says two suicide bombers killed kahn at his home. he was a former regional governor. he is the latest member of karzai's inner circle to be killed. just a week ago the president's half-brother was killed. >>> in tripoli, nato warplanes bombed warehouses being used by forces loyal to moammar gadhafi. >> additional early morning airstrikes were carried out on gaddafi forces in brega. >>> in jerusalem, israeli firefighters are gretting the upper hand on bush fryers that came within a few hundred feet of the holocaust memorial and museum. employees and visitors had to be evacuated. investigators say the fire appears to be caused by arson, because it started in several locations at the same time. >>> casey anthony walked out of a f
Jul 23, 2011 8:00am EDT
of chemotherapy. chavez spoke with raul castro, former leader, fidel castro, and rafael carrea. he underwent surgery last month. >>> it's being called hell on earth. over 141 million americans are trapped under a deadly heat wave spanning more than one million square miles. eric fisher is under it as well. he is live from jones beach, new york, with a buiit more for us. the beach would be a place to cool off, but how is it out there? >> it's cooler than back in the city, and you know just as well as i do, when you are in a place like new york city, the canyons between the skyscrapers, that hotary hits you, it is more than uncomfortable, and it's what everyone was talking about yesterday. some strain on the power grids in the city, but this morning only about 14,000 without power where a consideringed to con edison, and we compare that to the actual population of greater new york. it's a manageable number for sure. we're expecting another dangerous hot day. heat indexes around 115 in new york. we could set another record high. yesterday for a time we were counting all-time record highs that w
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